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Congratulations to Mr. ZHOU Zhihao from Master of Arts in Translation and Interpreting (MATI) for awarding with the following prizes in national competitions: First Prize in the National English Writing Competition (2023“中國故事大賽·雙語中國”寫作大賽中奪得英文賽道A組一等獎) Third Prize in the National College Student English Reading Competition (”BETT杯“全國大學生英語閱讀大賽 -決賽三等獎 ) Dr. LI Wenjing, who served as an instructor for Mr. ZHOU, has also been recognized with

8 Apr 2024

BETT Series Awards

Congratulations to Ms. LI Liyue and Mr. FAN Rui for clinching the First and Second Prize respectively in the University A category of the prestigious 2023 National News Translation and Editing Competition. This esteemed competition, a joint venture between the China Internet Information Center (CIIC) and the China Accreditation Test for Translators and Interpreters (CATTI) Center under the China International Communications Group (CICG), celebrat

31 Jan 2024

Kudos_MATI students secure prizes in a national translation contest

Dr. Emmanuele Chersoni, Assistant Professor of the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies (CBS), and CBS graduate Ms. Chenxin Liu have been honored with an "Honorable Mention" for the Best Paper Award at the prestigious BlackboxNLP 2023, held in Singapore on December 7, 2023. This outstanding achievement is attributed to their collaborative paper "On Quick Kisses and How to Make Them Count: A Study on Event Construal in Light Verb Constructi

27 Dec 2023


Congratulations to Ms. Zhao Yamei for clinching the Silver Prize at the national final of the 'Understanding Contemporary China Interpreting Contest.’ This prestigious competition puts participants' interpreting skills to the test in diverse realms of contemporary China, spanning politics, economics, society, and culture. Ms. Zhao's remarkable achievement is a testament not only to her exceptional individual talent but also to the outstanding edu

6 Dec 2023


Congratulations to Ms HUI Ka-yee, a CBS PhD student, for winning the champion of English-Chinese translation and the second runner-up of Chinese-English translation in the Open Section of the 48th Hong Kong Youth Translation Competition, which is the highest-level translation contest in Hong Kong. The competition, held in May 2023, was jointly organized by the Hong Kong Youth Cultural and Arts Competitions, the Society of Chinese Accountants and

6 Sep 2023


The Hong Kong Linguistics Olympiad (HKLO) team, under the training by the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies (CBS) and the Department of English and Communication (ENGL), has proudly achieved extraordinary success (1 gold and 2 silver medals) in the Twentieth International Linguistics Olympiad (20th IOL), held at Bansko, Bulgaria on 21-29 July 2023. Outshining 205 contestants from 52 teams, Ian TAM from La Salle College secured the high

31 Jul 2023


Congratulations to Mr LAM Yiu Shun Wilson won the Runner-Up prize in the first PolyU Three Minute Thesis Competition by presenting the research topic “Thy Swallows We Hear and See: Listening to the Sounds and Watching the Movements of Swallowing”. The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition was developed by the University of Queensland and is a globally recognized competition that challenges doctoral researchers to deliver their researches within

11 Jul 2023

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Congratulations to Ms Yuen Cheuk Ling, a CBS Minor in Korean student, for winning the 1st Runner-Up prize at the 7th Korean Consul General Cup Korean Speech Contest! The contest was jointly organized by Consulate General of the Republic of Korea and Korean Cultural Center in Hong Kong, at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in June 2023. Ms Yuen’s exceptional speech on “Koreans' sentiment reflected in Korean rice cake” received recognition at t

6 Jul 2023

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Congratulation to our Chair Professor, Prof. William Shiyuan WANG, for receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award in the First Yuen Ren Chao Prize in Language Sciences to acknowledge his remarkable contributions to the interdisciplinary studies in Chinese linguistics, evolutionary linguistics, and the cognitive neuroscience of language and ageing. Tremendous contributions from Prof. WANG in Language Sciences provide thought-provoking research insig

24 Apr 2024

First Yuen Ren Chao Prize in Language Sciences

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